Can Soccer Play a Role in Restoring the United States Economy?

One thing about Soccer and its History is that its always gone hand-in-hand with Politics. Since the time Benito Mussolini used Soccer to promote the Italian Fascist Party to the infamous “Soccer War” between Honduras and El Salvador, soccer was involved.

In the relationship between Soccer and Politics, players have used Soccer as a vehicle to show their disapproval of the government. One famous incident involved Holland’s great footballer, Johan Cruyff. He made the decision to play for Barcelona FC over Real Madrid because he couldn’t play for a club associated with Spanish Dictator Francisco Franco.

Throughout decades, soccer has been utilized as a vehicle to address Social, Political, Economic, and Religious conditions & struggles in other parts of the world. While all those issues may have been addressed, in the end...was soccer powerful enough to inspire the necessary Social, Political, Economic, and Religious change?

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